Rob Murphy

May 23, 2018

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Salt Lake City,Ut,

Member Since:

Feb 11, 2010



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

I had some success in high school and college. Winner 1985 Rod Dixon Run 

Had a fair amount of success as a Masters runner for most of my 40s. 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Have fun, not get fat, stay fit.

Long-Term Running Goals:

 Keep running in some fashion.


I teach AP European History and other courses at Alta High School. I coached the track and cross country teams at Alta for 16 years.

Married, two kids - Abby and Andy

My Twitter  @murphy_rob

Miles:This week: 17.75 Month: 144.85 Year: 950.09
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

I don't run anymore. Posting will be sporadic.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
From Tom K on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 08:28:35 from

Aw, man! First the Fat Boys break up and now this! There's nothing to believe in!

Come on, keep plugging away!

From steve ash on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:44:51 from

Rob, I love your blog man. I started reading the "Atlantic" on a regular basis because of it.. I'm going to jump back on again. Maybe others will follow who knows:)

From Jon on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 15:48:37 from

Why aren't you running anymore? You were as recent as last week. Injury or choice?

From Jason D on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 16:09:42 from

Best wishes, Rob. If there's anything I can do shoot me a message. Your non-running posts are as valuable or more than your running ones.

From Bret on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 14:48:39 from

Once a runner....

you know you will be back.

From Vis on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 17:00:56 from

Seriously? I'm bummed. I come here for encouragement and wisdom and any other worthy note you might post. I hope things find an upswing.

From Wesley Hunt on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 19:10:05 from

"A healthy runner your age should be running 70 miles a week to be competitive."

Reading your blog, heeding your advice, and following your example is a big part of the reason I pushed beyond my limits and became a focused and disciplined runner.

I pray you are healthy and I'' here to help in any way possible.

From Holt on Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 07:12:05 from

k - you trolled everyone! To quote everyone's fav. (letsrun) I give you a 3/10 because you got some people to bite... now it's time to break out of the winter funk and get back to being Rob!

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